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Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

By Rep. Adriano Espaillat In 2016, the city of New York built or preserved 21,963 affordable apartments, making it the best year for advancing affordable housing the city has seen in decades. While our city’s progress on this important issue is significant, it’s only a beginning to solving a problem that went neglected for far […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Baby Doll Playtime

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Baby Doll Playtime

On lucky episode #7 of the new season on ReVolver, the crew chops it up about juicing, hanging with the boys and the “F” word, foodie. This week’s special guest is VH1’s “Love + Hip Hop Miami” reality star and artist Amara La Negra.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Funny Fellas

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Funny Fellas

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew discusses the Super Bowl, Dominican bus rides, Valentine’s Day, French sex doll brothels and governmental weather manipulation. The special guest is talented actor/comedian Angel Lozada. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Butterflies in The She-Loft

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Butterflies in The She-Loft

The gang is back for the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. This week Rachel La Loca talks about her recent improv show at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade theatre. Juan Bago gets on some suit and tie ish. Jaime’s Bochinche Bites recaps the best Grammy moments and Frank Boogie pontificates on the eventual […]


UPinion: J. Marion Sims: Keeping White Supremacy on Its Pedestal | East Harlem Preservation

UPinion: J. Marion Sims: Keeping White Supremacy on Its Pedestal | East Harlem Preservation

The East Harlem community was pleased to learn that Mayor Bill de Blasio had (finally) agreed with their seven-year call for the removal of the J. Marion Sims statue from its location on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. But, rather than abolishing the theme of a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Boss Babies & Background Actors

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Boss Babies & Background Actors

The merriment continues on the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. Bago gets “Hollywood” from his latest SNL background gig and Rachel’s journey as an actress hits a small bump in the road as the result of a casting and production company scam. Jaime’s “Bochinche Bites” touches on the Oscar nominations, Monique’s call […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Chimpin’ Ain’t Easy

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Chimpin’ Ain’t Easy

The hilarity continues in the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. Juan Bago recaps being iPhoneless and lost for 3 days, Rachel La Loca shares details about smoking hookah in a Russian sex dungeon, Jaime celebrates MLK day with “ManMosas” at brunch and Frank discusses his personal record with Uber driving for 40 […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Snow Ballin’ on the Bang Wagon

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Snow Ballin’ on the Bang Wagon

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew shares their bomb cyclone stories, discuss how the NY Times snubbed icon Rita Moreno and they even delve into the whole phallus-whitening craze. Check it out below pronto. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – New Year, LOUDER Us!

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – New Year, LOUDER Us!

Once again it’s on. The Latinos Out Loud crew is back at it people. Better, bolder and louder than ever before. For their inaugural episode on the reVolver podcast network the gang goes all the way in. Click play below and check it out ASAP. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Grand Finale

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Grand Finale

Parting is such sweet sorrow. In the final episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast on The Scumbag Network, the gang sends love to all their day one people. The first 2 seasons will only be available for a limited time so take a trip down memory lane and check them out. The Latino Out […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – W.A.M.T.A.namera

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – W.A.M.T.A.namera

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discusses the intricacies of rat hunting, the Above Average “Women in Comedy” event and Sammy Sosa’s transformation. The special guest this week is beauty blogger extraordinaire Ada Rojas. Listen to “W.A.M.T.A.namera w/Ada Rojas” on Spreaker. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rule of Thumb

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rule of Thumb

Mike Diaz A.K.A Juan Bago is going through a transition. Jaime breaks down his Bragging Rights sketch comedy competition and Frank gets an Uber fare to Milwaukee and back. The Kid Mero of Viceland’s Desus & Mero and of Bodega Boys fame is the special guest for the week. Make sure you catch it.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Happy Hennyween

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Happy Hennyween

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew takes a trip down memory lane for their worst Halloween memories. Juan Bago recaps the surprise B-Day Party he threw for wifey and Jaime gives us a breakdown of the best Hollywood Halloween costumes. Rachel bravely shares some of her Bad Mom Moments. […]


Me Too | Manhattan Times

Me Too | Manhattan Times

By Andrea Arroyo I was moved to create the image Me Too as I was inspired by the hundreds of thousands of women around the country uniting to show how prevalent sexual violence is. Last week, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual abuse by many women and it was “big news.” He was […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Sexy Goldfish Sancocho

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Sexy Goldfish Sancocho

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the gang discusses their favorite moments of the NY Latino Film Festival and they also chop it up regarding the latest homeless transit sex trend. The special guest this week is the talented Dee Nasty.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Twinkie Defense

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Twinkie Defense

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew chop it up about the Room 28 Comedy vs. Section 8 Is Ballin’ softball tournament, dreaming while awake and old school screen names. The special guest this week is Ramon Pesante.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Depressed Vagina

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Depressed Vagina

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew discusses the NYC actor grind, Uber etiquette and depressed private parts. The special guest this week is Ana Sosa of P1nkrain.


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Best Actor Debate

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Best Actor Debate

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew speaks about eyelash extensions, airing your dirty laundry on social media and smoking scorpions. The special guest this week is Joanna Hausmann.


On Being: Junot Díaz Speaks About Radical Hope

On Being: Junot Díaz Speaks About Radical Hope

Listen up folks; you need this in your life right now. In these dark days of the Trump Tyranny, where everyday brings a new outrage, when it seems that decades of hard fought progress are being undone right before your eyes, you absolutely have to hear Junot Díaz talk to Krista Tippett of On Being […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Pantry Droppers

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Pantry Droppers

The Latinos Out Loud crew chop it up about Dominican cooking, gentrification and childhood fears. This week’s special guest is none other than Calixto Chinchilla, the founder of the New York Latino Film Festival. The festival will take place from October 11 to the 15.


“If not now, when?” | Manhattan News

“If not now, when?” | Manhattan News

Vigil held to denounce racism Photos by Cristóbal Vivar They aren’t going away. A large contingent of community members gathered at Bennett Park in Washington Heights on Monday evening, August 14, for a rally against racism and xenophopia – and they pledged to gather as often as was necessary. The site has served in the […]


Uptown Tonight: Uptown Rally For Unity & Against Racism & Xenophobia

Uptown Tonight: Uptown Rally For Unity & Against Racism & Xenophobia

We have crossed the Rubicon. While we were horrified by the acts of domestic terrorism that took place this past weekend, we were not surprised. The coldly calculated violence is the logical conclusion of a Trump presidency. Trump has opened up a Pandora’s Box of xenophobia, hatred and intolerance and we are all paying the […]


Spread Love: Summer Meet & Greet Series

Spread Love: Summer Meet & Greet Series

Democracy is not a spectator sport. If the election and elevation of you know who to the Oval Office teaches us anything it is that elections matter. You are either at the table or on the menu. Apathy is not option. It never was, especially not now. With that said, The Barack Obama Democratic Club, […]


We Will Not Forget – A Tribute to Officer Miosotis Familia | Manhattan Times

We Will Not Forget - A Tribute to Officer Miosotis Familia | Manhattan Times

By State Senator Marisol Alcántara When I learned of the tragic death of Officer Miosotis Familia, I was heartbroken. She was a woman who lived her entire life in service of others and in service of the community. She worked for the Red Cross, she worked as a nurse, and for 12 years, she protected […]

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